What criteria are important to choose a quality botanical powder?

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Botanical Powders are used widely in several industries like food, Nutraceuticals, Pharmacy, cosmetics, etc due to which there has been an increase in the demand for botanical powders. Due to the increase in the demand for botanical powders large variety of powders are available from various suppliers all over the globe. Therefore purchasing the right quality of product from the right supplier becomes very crucial. Here are a few points to be kept in mind while purchasing the right quality Botanical Powder.

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i) Choosing the right suppliers in the market is very crucial because it’s important to be able to count on reliable experts, business partners, and who are leaders in this field.

ii) Plant growing and Picking/Harvesting must have been done precisely so that it matches the quality criteria. 

iii) The primary processing stages i.e. drying, sorting, cleaning, etc, depends upon the initial quality of the raw materials. If the raw materials are of superior quality, no or less processing needs to be done.

iv) Grinding and Pulverising must be done rightly in order to achieve the right texture. Excess grinding/pulverizing can affect the active botanical contents of the powders.

v) Heat treatment to remove the bacteria is essential to reduce the microbiological level but must be executed properly to retain the composition of the product and the contents of active components in the botanical powder.

vi) Last but not least. Storage, during all stages of the supply chain. It should be done under proper conditions to prevent product contamination or active components damage.

These are some of the points that one must keep in mind when purchasing botanical powders. Having experience of more than 100 years J.K. Botanicals excels in all the above criteria be it sourcing of high-quality crops, processing, storing/warehousing, and shipping. For high-quality products and a hassle-free experience, contact us now.